Motivated by the vision of a world where women and their children are free to excercise their human rights, the Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment (WEAVE) is committed to teaching women to become socially, economically and politically empowered.

WEAVE was founded in 1990 with the intent to empower indigenous women and support their needs and basic human rights.

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Empowering and Transforming Refugee Young Girls Lives Through Education

One of the biggest challenges of our time is the ability to invest and provide education access to girls and young women.This is particulary true ... Continue Reading →


2014 International Women’s Day

 3rdof March 2014                                             ... Continue Reading →

Sexual Violence in Burma used as a War Weapon:

In January 2014, the thailand-based Women’s League of Burma (WLB) launched the report “Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Sexual abuses by the Burma army will not ... Continue Reading →

Fires in Burmese refugee camps in Thailand fuel pressure to return home

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Back-to-back fires that ravaged two refugee camps along the Thai-Myanmar border - killing one person and affecting 900 - have ... Continue Reading →

UNHCR’s Private Sector Fundraising writes about WEAVE

“UNHCR’s Private Sector Fundraising (PSFR) is one of WEAVE's largest customers”, said Gaela Roudy-Fraser, the Coordinator of our Self-reliance lab, who has recently paid a ... Continue Reading →

Fair Trade Christmas Event

On December 14, 2013, Lanna Cafe, Thai Tribal Crafts Fair Trade, Women's Education for Advancement and Empowerment and Wongwian, members of the Northern Thailand Fair ... Continue Reading →